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Opportunity at Naval Research Laboratory   NRL

Machine Learning/Bioinformatics


Naval Research Laboratory, DC, Center for Bio/Molecular Science & Engineering

opportunity location
64.15.09.B8502 Washington, DC 203755321


name email phone
David William Aha 202.657.2748
Gary J. Vora 202.309.8556


The successful candidate will hold a joint appointment in the Center for Bio/Molecular Science and Engineering (Code 6910) and the Navy Center for Applied Research in AI (Code 5510), and will join a multidisciplinary team interested in bacterial systems and synthetic biology. The candidate will be responsible for developing and applying machine learning algorithms to complement these efforts and must have acquired a PhD in machine learning, statistics, bioinformatics, biological engineering, or related discipline within the past five years and have demonstrated experience in large-scale data processing. Previous computational biology or systems biology experience is highly desirable but not required. The candidate will have access to state-of-the-art facilities and the DOD Supercomputing Resource Center and must be self-motivated, well-organized, and possess excellent written and oral communication skills. US citizenship or permanent residency is required. Qualified candidates should contact David W. Aha ( or Gary J. Vora ( NRL is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Machine learning; Deep learning; Bioinformatics; Computational biology; Binning; Systems biology; Convolutional neural network;


Citizenship:  Open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents
Level:  Open to Postdoctoral applicants


Base Stipend Travel Allotment Supplementation
$94,199.00 $3,000.00
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